Green Manure & Cover Crop Seeds

Comfrey

Comfrey

Comfrey is a perennial herb that produces continuous cut and drop mulch. The deep roots draw minerals from the soil that other plants can't reach up into their leaves. The leaves have a high N:C ratio and won't cause nitrogen draw-down when applied directly. Requires supplemental nitrogen, such as manure, to grow best. 8 seeds per packet.

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Lucerne 'Sequel'

Sequel is an open-pollinated Lucerne variety. Nitrogen-fixing, Winter growing legume. Bushy perennial with purple flowers that attracts bees and beneficial insects. Shred stems and leaves to make a nitrogen-rich mulch or use for animal fodder. Seeds can be used for sprouting alfalfa. 4250 seeds per packet.

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Lupin

White-flowered variety of Lupin. Can be used as a nitrogen-fixing green manure between crops or just planted here and there to attract bees to the garden. Long taproot good at breaking up soil. Annual. 50 seeds per packet.

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Red Clover

Red Clover

Red Clover is a short-lived perennial with tight, round clusters of small pinkish-red flowers. Flowers attract bees to the garden. Nitrogen-fixing legume which can be used as a green manure between crops or to restore beds that are depleted of nitrogen. Approximately 4900 seeds per packet.

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